Max Homa responds after PGA Tour pro calls for LIV Golf to get OWGR points

Outspoken PGA Tour pro James Hahn has called for the LIV Golf Invitational Series to be given Official World Golf Ranking accreditation.

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Fri, 19 Aug 2022
Max Homa responds after PGA Tour pro calls for LIV Golf to get OWGR points

It looks as though the debates around the LIV Golf Invitational Series will continue for a little while longer, after a judge set a tentative trial date for January 2024

It's no doubt a huge blow for the LIV players who had hoped that this mess would have been sorted out before next year's FedEx Cup Playoffs on the PGA Tour. 

Though they might have the odd bit of cash which will soften the blow of this disappointing news.

In the meantime, it's fair to say that LIV Golf players are at a disadvantage in navigating a pathway to golf's four majors because of the lack of ranking points. 

Unless you are exempt, the players who have signed up for the series face the prospect of sliding down the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) and into obscurity. 

Experts have suggested that the most important aspect of this whole saga is not the antitrust lawsuit but whether or not LIV can get OWGR accreditation. 

The governing body that awards world ranking points have recently announced changes, which you can read about here

One PGA Tour pro, James Hahn, clearly has strong opinions about LIV. 

Hahn has had an interesting season on Tour. He called out a fan for eating chips too loudly during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship at TPC Potomac. 

He bashed the PGA Tour after they announced their 2023-2024 schedule and was duly ripped on social media. He later doubled down

Now he's posted this about LIV:

Even Max Homa is getting involved:

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